17 Essential Dips & Spreads

Invite over a crowd and bust out the chips, veggies and bread - our ultimate collection of go-to dips and spreads is ready to party.

Garlic Cheese Spread

"I have made this several times now and it is incredible. The chives really give it that little something extra, so don't omit them!"


Tomatillo Guacamole

This tangy twist on classic guac will be the star of your next fiesta.

White Queso Dip

"This was excellent! My family of taste testers said this isn't just like the stuff in restaurants, it's better!"

-Julie F

Artichoke Dip

"I love this dip! I made it for book club and since then people have requested it three times. At a recent party, two friends said they only came because I made this again!"


Smoked Salmon Spread

"This certainly lives up to all the stars and reviews! It disappeared so fast, all that was left was scrapings around the edges of the bowl!"

-Jane From Ohio

Red Pepper Dip

"Great taste! It's even better after letting it sit in the fridge for a few hours."


Frito Lay Bean Dip

"I made this recipe yesterday and it was one of the hits of my party! My 2-year-old also loved it!"

-Charli B

Homemade Ranch Dressing & Dip Mix

"This is better than the dry mix packets! It's easy, economical and I have everything at hand. I'm so happy to have found this recipe!"


Hot Crab Dip

"This was awesome and everyone enjoyed it! I was hoping for leftovers but there were none. Next time I make it I'll take a little out just for myself!"


Karen's Spinach Dip

"This dip is wonderful! This is one of those dishes that everyone just stands around and devours until there is not a speck left!"


Heavenly Hummus

"I don't know how to describe this hummus, except 'fluffy!' That's how light and creamy it is — I'm calling it 'yummus!'"

-White Rose Child

Easy Homemade Salsa

"This is so easy to put together and it makes a lot! It's just spicy enough to keep you coming back for more but it doesn't burn your mouth!"


Melting Pot's Green Goddess Dip

"This was delicious! I made it for a fondue party with friends and it was a hit!"


Green Olive Tapenade

"Good stuff! I made it for a family gathering, some had never had tapenade. They loved it — even the olive haters ate it!"

-Aunt Lynnie


"This was fantastic. I loved the chunky texture and flavor!"


Yogurt Dip for Fruit

"Wow! What a great fruit dip. My boys thought I had done something special and gobbled this up in no time!"

-mary winecoff

Buffalo Chicken Dip

"Wow! This was so good! I think this will be my new 'go to' dip, when I need to bring a dish. It was inhaled!"

-Chef #573716